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Going back to school is big decision

Adults go back to school for a variety of reasons. They may have personal accomplishment goals or their motivation could be purely financial. Unemployment has recently led many individuals back to the classroom.

January 05, 2011 | Special to the News | Education


Finished projects on tap for BoE

Two major construction projects for the Bryan County Board of Education are slated for completion next year.

January 03, 2011 | By Hallie D. Martin Staff writer | Education


4-H promotes shooting awareness

By Don Gardner

December 22, 2010 | By Don Gardner Columnist | Education


Students entertain retired educators

Adrian Opper's seventh-grade chorus at Bryan County Middle School entertained the Bryan Evans Retired Educators Association on Tuesday during its monthly meeting. The school hosted the meeting and welcomed the BEREA group with a beautifully decorated room, served refreshments for members as they arrived and the chorus sang Christmas carols. Lunch was catered by the BCMS lunchroom. The BEREA thanks Principal Deborah Hamm, counselor Toni Bacon and the faculty and staff for their hospitality and making this an exceptionally great holiday experience.

December 22, 2010 | | Education


Bryan teens graduate academy

Five Bryan County teens are set to graduate from the National Guard-sponsored Youth Challenge Academy at Fort Stewart on Saturday at commencement ceremonies at Fort Stewart's YCA campus.

December 20, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Cupcakes of Doom build robot

Richmond Hill Girl Scouts, known collectively as the Cupcakes of Doom from the Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia, entered a robot "Gir" in the First Lego League Robotics competition Dec. 4 in Savannah.

December 20, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


How to keep kids busy over break

Children love having time off from school, but their delight isn't always shared by parents. Left to their own devices and without a way to channel excess energy, children may become screaming banshees or moody couch potatoes. By providing plenty of activities during the holiday breaks, parents can preserve their sanity and keep children busy.

December 16, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Two earn academic honors

Matthew Klebe, a resident of Richmond Hill, Ga., has been admitted to Concordia University in St. Paul, Minn., for the fall 2011 semester. Klebe was awarded the Presidents and Lutheran Heritage scholarships. These achievements provide a total of $12,000 in funds.

December 15, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


STC recognized for enrollment growth

For the second time in recent history, Savannah Technical College earned national attention for its explosive enrollment growth, ranking 22nd nationally among fastest growing two-year colleges serving between 5,000-9,999 students, according to a report recently released by Community College Week magazine.

December 15, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Schools adapt to power outage

The lights – and everything else powered by electricity – were out Dec. 3 for around 2,000 folks in North Bryan County, including students in school.

December 13, 2010 | Staff report | Education


Study: Teachers buy own class supplies

Many teachers look to provide exciting experiences for children in the classroom, frequently using interactive supplies and techniques intended to make learning fun.

December 08, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Pinewood cheer squad wins at state

The Pinewood Christian Academy Competition Cheer Squad reclaimed the Georgia Independent Schools Association Class Triple AAA State Title on Nov. 20 during stiff competition in Augusta.

December 07, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Savannah Tech to offer firefighting class

SAVANNAH - Beginning in January, Savannah Technical College will offer a full slate of firefighting certification and instructional programs including:

December 01, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Two complete ROTC training

Keisha E.R. Green and James A. Medlar II have graduated from the Army Reserve Officer Training Corps Leader Development and Assessment Course, also known as "Operation Warrior Forge," at Fort Lewis in Tacoma, Wash.

November 24, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


BC Middle honors veterans

Bryan County Middle School celebrated Veterans Day on Nov. 10 with a program that consisted of songs, speakers and original readings by students.

November 22, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


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Rotary Club honor student

Max Makhinson was named Junior Rotarian for the Month of September by the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill.

September 27, 2014 | | Education


Students simulate earthquake

Mrs. Pam Walker's fourth grade class at Carver Elementary used supplies sent in by parents to complete an Earthquake-Simulation project. Students learned how engineering, stability, and gravity are related to natural disasters as they built their multi-story structures. Students then recorded the effects of a simulated earthquake on their structure.

September 26, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Public schools fight to keep teachers

Unfilled teaching jobs in Arizona are at a crisis level, AZ Central reports. There are over 527 job openings, resulting in crowded classrooms. One Phoenix-area district alone had 63 openings.

September 25, 2014 | By Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Bryan Elementary kids solve math mystery

Bryan County Elementary school students enjoy their new connections classes by becoming detectives in a Math Scene Investigation. In the Math Lab class, Katelyn Finnegan encourages them to investigate and find clues to a math mystery. As they walk around the room to find and solve math clues, it is easy to see that the new connection classes are a big hit.

September 18, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


GSU festival focuses on sciences

Georgia Southern University is gearing up for its second annual science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) festival from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at the Nessmith-Lane Conference Center, 847 Plant Drive in Statesboro, according to georgiasouthern.edu.

September 17, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Students tackle weather forecasting

Mrs. Walker's fourth grade students at Carver Elementary recently became "Meteorologists of the Day."

September 15, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Command sergeant major speaks at BCHS

Army Command Sergeant Major Cameron Porter talked to more than 110 Bryan County High School JROTC students during an assembly last week. The career public affairs officer, assigned to the Armed Forces Network Command in Europe, talked to the junior cadets about what a positive influence the Army and military could play in their lives. He encouraged them to consider a career in the military when making the plans.

September 13, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


State's online school has open seats

Georgia Connections Academy, a free public virtual charter school open to students from every county of the state, has openings for students in grades 9-12.

September 10, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


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